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WFIU: Culture

Culture – Arts and Music

Arts interviews, reviews, and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana University.

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WFIU: Culture
Jun 20, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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The Bloomington community gets creative as it tries to save the Alexander Memorial in Courthouse Square.
WFIU: Culture
Jun 4, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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For the past 40 years, Indiana Heritage Arts (IHA) has promoted the tradition of this painting style as it was practiced by T.C. Steele and others in Brown County.
WFIU: Culture
May 28, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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"A free performance featuring a wide variety of dance styles and a Q&A on stage, immediately afterward. It's a perfect opportunity to explore one of the country's finest arts..."
WFIU: Culture
May 25, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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The 2018 Bloomington Early Music Festival reaches new heights through collaborations with both local and national organizations.
WFIU: Culture
May 24, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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Local musicians Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen bring "new" Old-time music to the 2018 Bloomington Early Music Festival.
WFIU: Culture
May 10, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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Local chamber choir Voces Novae premieres a movement from The Vonnegut Reqiuem as part of the Granfalloon.
WFIU: Culture
Apr 18, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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Jacobs School of Music students learn how to build and repair stringed instruments from Professor Tom Sparks, who is retiring at the end of this semester.
WFIU: Culture
Feb 19, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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Documenting MLK’s “Beloved Community” in Bloomington
WFIU: Culture
Feb 8, 2018 Culture – Arts and Music
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"El Capitane is an opera project that explores identity politics and focuses on creating a diverse and sustainable audience for the art form. " Alejandra Martinez
WFIU: Culture
Sep 28, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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And now for something completely different........
WFIU: Culture
Aug 16, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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Monroe County Fair is not a place for those with a timid appetite
WFIU: Culture
Aug 16, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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This spring, George Pinney retired from his position as head of the Musical Theater Department at IU's Theater School. He reflects on 30 years of teaching.
WFIU: Culture
Jun 13, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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"Anything goes" in fasion show dedicated to the reused and recycled. The only prohibition: Nothing new!
WFIU: Culture
May 1, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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Reflections on how One Million Stars to End Violence Project made its mark on Bloomington this year through the Lotus Blossoms Education and Outreach Program.
WFIU: Culture
Apr 24, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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WFIU: Culture
Mar 24, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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"My first puzzles, the back side of the puzzle could actually be a hand-painted set piece that you might’ve seen onstage at a Cardinal performance."
WFIU: Culture
Mar 3, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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Daniel Larsen, the youngest person to have a crossword published in the New York Times, explains how perseverance and Elmer Fudd helped him achieve his goal.
WFIU: Culture
Feb 15, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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WFIU: Culture
Feb 11, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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A photography exhibition showcases a new generation of feminist activism in China.
WFIU: Culture
Feb 11, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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This doctor's career, avocation and family life combined to build a generations-long legacy.
WFIU: Culture
Feb 7, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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Donna Sasse's dream is for all residents of Columbus, not just visitors, to take the architecture tour.
WFIU: Culture
Jan 28, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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An exhibit at the Grunwald Gallery of Art explores the power of tattoos to delight, rebel and heal.
WFIU: Culture
Jan 20, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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Knitting hats to wear to the Women's March on Washington, Bloomington women join thousands nationwide who are taking up needles to stand up for their rights.
WFIU: Culture
Jan 19, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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Comedian Stewart Huff addresses the history of close-mindedness in his new comedy special.
WFIU: Culture
Jan 6, 2017 Culture – Arts and Music
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The comic, writer and actor on growing up an outcast and why the role of the comedian just got more important.
WFIU: Culture
Dec 18, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Local circus performers return home from years on the road, open their own studios, and find more to love in the circus arts than the thrill of a great show.
WFIU: Culture
Dec 10, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Bloomington's Gentry Bros Circus retired in 1916. In 1983 Bernadette Pace, with her backyard trapeze and passion for flight, brought the circus back to town.
WFIU: Culture
Nov 23, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Old friends have been gathering in Brown County every September for the past 40 years. Now, the next generation is trying to find its place in this tradition.
WFIU: Culture
Nov 18, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Longtime WFHB Music Director Jim Manion finds continuity between Hoagy Carmichael's musical impulses and the DIY spirit of today's punk shows.
WFIU: Culture
Nov 11, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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"Greatest living 17th-Century photographer" find treasure in others trash
WFIU: Culture
Oct 28, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Clowns have been sending out mixed signals for hundreds of years. But why is this narrative of the evil clown suddenly so compelling again?
WFIU: Culture
Sep 2, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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The Indiana State Museum is actively collecting items associated with the conversations about LGBT rights in Indiana. In the past with social movements like women's suffrage, museums relied more on donations.
WFIU: Culture
Aug 19, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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The last time I visited Indiana Beach I was only a child. Even then, though, I knew my connection to the amusement park wasn’t typical.
WFIU: Culture
Jul 21, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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WFIU: Culture
Jul 2, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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The lineup of artists performing at the 2016 Lotus Festival of World Music and Arts has been announced
WFIU: Culture
Jun 2, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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As an organizer of the annual Limestone Comedy Festival, Mat Alano-Martin feels a responsibility to book comedians from a diversity of backgrounds.
WFIU: Culture
Jun 1, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Mo Mitchell is one of Bloomington's youngest comedians, but she's making a name for herself at Limestone Comedy Fest.
WFIU: Culture
May 9, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Liby Ball is a seamstress in Bloomington who welcomes all to her studio.
WFIU: Culture
Apr 20, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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There are plenty of dinosaur bones out west, but fossils on federal land are reserved for museums and universities. This makes thing complicated for hobbyists.
WFIU: Culture
Apr 15, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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The Museum of Miniature Houses offers a tiny, but telling way to teach Hoosier history.
WFIU: Culture
Mar 3, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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The seminar is part-event planning and part-career training. Attendees will learn what it takes to turn a big idea into a successful event.
WFIU: Culture
Jan 15, 2016 Culture – Arts and Music
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Stewart Huff and Tom Simmons want to challenges what audiences expect from southern comedy.
WFIU: Culture
Dec 11, 2015 Culture – Arts and Music
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Lilly Library curator Andrew Rhoda discusses how puzzles can teach us about history and ourselves.
WFIU: Culture
Nov 13, 2015 Culture – Arts and Music
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Personal effects mingle alongside safari souvenirs in an exhibition at the Grunwald Gallery representing the more curious contents of IU's collections.
WFIU: Culture
Oct 29, 2015 Culture – Arts and Music
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The Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana screens a horror classic and celebrates its own re-animation.
WFIU: Culture
Oct 20, 2015 Culture – Arts and Music
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Anna & Elizabeth perform using Crankies, shadow puppets, folk instruments and unique harmonies to bring stories old as time to life again.